Adult event

Lighting Up the Past: Nasser Iraq

Event No. 60, 06-02-2021 16:00 - 17:00,
LitFest Pavilion, InterContinental, Dubai Festival City

Language: Arabic

Authors: Nasser Iraq

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The novel is one of the most fascinating tools for capturing and exploring history and attempting to understand the past in order to anticipate the future.

How do writers of historical fiction reveal these events, monitor the facts and present them to the reader in the most powerful and engaging way? Egyptian novelist Nasser Iraq will explore the nature of historical fiction, and discuss the furthest boundaries a writer’s imagination can reach.

Nasser Iraq an Egyptian novelist and writer. He has published ten novels since 2011, including The Unemployed which was shortlisted for IPAF 2021, His novel Azbakeya won the Katara Grand Prize for Arabic Novel in 2016. It is being translated into five languages, with the English and French. In 2018, Cairo Women – Dubai was shortlisted for “I See My Novel” award.